Setup Sender Policy Framework (SPF) records in RAQ550 DNS

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You can easily create Sender Policy Framework (SPF) DNS entries for the RAQ550 without causing problems with the DNS functionality. To perform this howto you need access to the shell as root.

Visit to create the SPF records for your domains.

Login to the RAQ550 and perform the following:

1. Login via SSH as root.
2. cd /etc/named
3. Edit each of the I used Pico.
4. Insert the SPF entry that is appropriate.
5. Save the file.
6. Restart named by entering the command /etc/rc.d/init.d/named restart

Once you have completed the DNS entries, you can test it at

Don't know what SPF is? Visit for a complete explanation.

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